Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 480; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.7 cm (1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-178i

Medium or Technique

Ostrich egg shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

A few disc beads tinted green. (See indiviual record entries for 23-3-178e-j)

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 480, March, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition